Volunteering Matters develop and deliver high impact volunteer-led solutions across the UK in response to some of the most difficult challenges facing individuals and their communities today. We engage more than 20,000 volunteers each year through our 100+ programmes running across the UK.

We are only able to recruit for our own volunteering projects and programmes. If you’re looking to recruit volunteers for your own organisation or project, read our article full of tips below and maybe consider posting your volunteer roles on

Through full-time volunteering or employee volunteering, our volunteers are able to support other organisations though. In this section, find out how we match corporate volunteers to local communities and charities through our expert employee volunteering service and how our full-time volunteers can support organisations to provide and enhanced service or enable individuals with additional support needs to live independently.

If you’re looking for advice and support on setting up a volunteer programme, we have an online toolkit to help you get started.

If you have any other questions not answered here, then just get in touch and someone will get back to you as soon as possible!

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Top Tips for Recruiting Volunteers

We share our top tips for volunteer recruitment in a new area, testing our traditional methods of recruitment and testing new routes through our work with partnership programme, Get Out Get Active.

Full-time volunteering

Full-time volunteering is a unique opportunity for those aged between 18 and 35 to undertake the challenge of moving away from home for 6-12 months to volunteer full time.

Employee volunteering

As the UK's leading volunteering charity, our expertise in programme design and evaluation takes the time, stress and risk out of developing and running employee volunteer initiatives.